Unveiling the Lifespan of Dental Veneers: Your Guide to Long-Lasting Smiles

Are you dreaming of a dazzling smile with dental veneers but worried about their longevity? At Nebraska Dental Center, we understand that durability is just as important as aesthetics when it comes to enhancing your smile.

Caring for Your Veneer Investment:

Your veneer journey doesn’t end with their placement. To get the most out of your investment, follow these essential oral hygiene practices:

  • Twice-Daily Brushing: Dedicate two minutes each morning and night to effectively remove plaque. A soft-bristled brush that fits your mouth comfortably is key.
  • Flossing is Floss-tastic: Don’t forget to floss once a day! It reaches those hidden areas between teeth where brushing leaves gaps.
  • Sweet Treats in Moderation: While you don’t have to banish sweets entirely, indulge mindfully. Excessive sugar can impact your veneers’ longevity.
  • Regular Dental Checkups: Bi-annual visits to Nebraska Dental Center ensure professional cleaning and early detection of any potential issues.

Porcelain vs. Composite: A Lifespan Showdown

The type of veneer you choose significantly impacts its durability:

  • Porcelain Powerhouse: Porcelain veneers reign supreme, lasting 10-12 years with proper care. Their strength and stain resistance make them a popular choice.
  • Composite Contender: While less expensive, composite veneers typically last 4-8 years. They’re a versatile option for minor smile corrections.

Remarkable Resilience: Veneers That Go the Distance

With exceptional care, some veneers can even reach a 20-year lifespan! Your Nebraska Dental Center dentist will guide you toward the ideal veneer material and provide personalized tips for optimal longevity.

Time for Renewal: Recognizing Replacement Signs

Just like anything else, veneers eventually require renewal. Signs like chipping, discoloration, or loose bonding indicate it’s time to visit your dentist for an evaluation. Replacing veneers follows a similar process to the initial placement, ensuring a smooth transition.

Unleashing Your Radiant Smile with Nebraska Dental Center

Ready to embrace the confidence and beauty of dental veneers? Contact Nebraska Dental Center in La Vista today! We’ll answer your questions, assess your candidacy, and craft a personalized veneer plan to help you achieve the smile of your dreams.

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Nebraska Dental Center

8050 South 84th Street
La Vista, NE 68128
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From Giles Road in La Vista, turn into the strip mall anchored by Thrift World, Harbor Freight, and Dollar Tree. Nebraska Dental Center is a few businesses to the left of the Dollar Tree. Look for the green Nebraska Dental Center logo and the "Nebraska Dental Center" window decal.


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